HYDE PARK (CBSLA.com) – Actor Michael Jace, who played a police officer in FX’s “The Shield,” was arrested early Tuesday morning in the fatal shooting of his wife.
Police responded to several shots fired calls, including one reportedly made by Jace himself admitting to pulling the trigger, around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 5400 block of Brynhurst Avenue in Hyde Park.
When officers arrived, they found 40-year-old April Jace, the actor’s wife of 10 years, shot multiple times in the hallway of their home.
Jace, 51, was handcuffed and taken in for questioning. He was arrested around 3 a.m. and booked on a felony murder charge.
Authorities said they discovered a gun inside the home.
KNX 1070’s Margaret Carrero reports the couple’s two young sons were in the residence at the time of the shooting.